“One of the unique features of humanity is our desire to be part of a community of storytellers and listeners. I have a simple explanation for why I can conclude this with confidence—if stories were not so important in our interaction with each other, why would we spend so much time talking?
Our stories compiled, threaded and intertwined compose memoir, the genre of the century, someone braver than I has said.
Memoir is a privilege.
Memoir writing is a service to self.”
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